First sale closes at Walker Tower

Residents will begin moving into the highly-anticipated Chelsea condos by year's end

212 West 18th Street
212 West 18th Street

Closings have begun for condominiums at Chelsea’s Walker Tower, one of the most anticipated condo conversions of the year, The Real Deal has learned. Yesterday, a  three-bedroom unit on the 16th floor closed for $7.69 million, a spokesperson for the development confirmed.

The 2,412-square-foot unit went to an undisclosed buyer who will move into the property before the end of the year.

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The closing comes just a week after Walker Tower’s Penthouse Two hit the market asking $47.5 million. The building’s Penthouse One went into contract for just over $50 million at the end of October.

Sales at the 1929 building, converted to condominiums from its previous use as copper wire storage by Verizon, launched in June 2012. — Julie Strickland